Providence man charged with child abuse for shaking baby

By: Dee DeQuattro

Email: ddequattro@abc6.com

Twitter: @deedequattro

A Providence man has been charged with child abuse after he admitted to police that he shook his infant son.

Jhon Pino has been charged with first degree child abuse for shaking his four-month-old son. The child was transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital with a seizure. A doctor examined the child and notified police that there was possible abuse.

Police interviewed Pino who confessed to the crime.

The baby remains hospitalized and is in good condition. He may suffer neurological damage but is expected to recover.

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